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Schlaich Bergermann and Partner


Schlaich Bergermann and Partner
Main Office:
Hohenzollernstrasse 1
70178 Stuttgart, Germany
Additional Offices:
Berlin, Germany
New York City, New York, USA
São Paulo, Brazil
Number of Employees: 94

Engineering Specialties:
Structural Engineering
Civil Engineering
Facade Engineering
Roof Engineering
Spanning Structures
Glass Engineering
Membrane and Cable Structures
Complex Geometries
Solar Energy Utilization
Architecture & Design

History:
Both Jörg Schlaich and Rudolf Bergermann previously worked at Leonhardt & Andrä before Schlaich left to open his own firm in 1980, originally known as Schlaich & Partner. Schlaich Bergermann & Partner now functions as a civil and structural firm geared toward designing sophisticated engineering structures including wide-span lightweight roofs, bridges, slender towers, and innovative solar energy power plants. The firm does not limit itself to a certain type of building in which to specialize, but rather seeks to “contribute to the building culture” by utilizing diverse structural materials and construction methods, aiming to be “all-rounders”. [1] SBP focuses on achieving efficient, beautiful, and ecological designs by collaborating with design team architects and engineers from all fields. For Schlaich and Bergermann, “structural engineering means transforming the requirements of individuals and society into technically and economically feasible conceptions, using renewable energy to the greatest degree possible”.[2] Since 2002 Schlaich Bergermann & Partner has been headed by Andreas Keil, Knut Göppert, Sven Plieninger, and Mike Schlaich.

See also: Hans Schober – Joined 1982, Partner 1992, President of New York Office 2005

Selected Projects:

Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa


Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban, South Africa


Mercedez-Benz Arena (Gottlieb Daimler Stadium), Stuttgart, Germany


Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Main Station), Berlin, Germany


Time Warner Center, New York City, New York


German Historical Museum Expansion, Berlin, Germany


The Hippo House, Berlin Zoo, Germany


DZ Bank, Berlin, Germany


Moynihan Station, New York City, New York


Footbridge Sassnitz, Sassnitz, Germany

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Written by Makenzie Kuntz

January 21, 2011 at 8:10 pm

Posted in Engineers

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